Posts Tagged ‘ Science ’

John Freshwater in the News Again

July 22, 2011
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John Freshwater, the cross burning and constitution violating ex-science teacher is in the news again. The Columbus Dispatch reports that thanks to the Rutherford Institute he has had a letter of admonishment removed from his file at the Ohio Department of Education. What does this mean? Exactly nothing. Freshwater still has his license to...

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Louisiana Law Pushes Creationism

May 10, 2011
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More and more we see right wing evangelicals push the false science of creationism onto their students. We have seen this already with the John Freshwater case in Mt. Vernon. Thankfully, Freshwater lost his job as a science teacher after a protracted legal battle. In Louisiana they have a law that not only pushes...

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John Freshwater is Back in the News

April 11, 2011
John Freshwater is Back in the News

Before I stopped blogging for a year I had been following the John Freshwater case. I first started reporting on Mr. Freshwater in October of 2008 and it’s still going. For background, you can type Freshwater in the search box. Freshwater is the Mt. Vernon science teacher who after repeated warnings continued to teach...

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  • Charities transform lost items into gifts for needy
    Among the hats, coats and gloves donated to charities this holiday season are lots of hats, coats and gloves given, well, by accident. […]
  • Woman who stole from blind group enters diversion program
    A Westerville woman has been placed on diversion and has paid restitution for stealing more than $25,000 while working as an administrative assistant for the American Council of the Blind of Ohio. […]
  • Veteran pilot dies after crashing plane in Union County
    MARYSVILLE, Ohio — An experienced military pilot who was a veteran of combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan died yesterday after crashing his plane near the runway of the Union County Airport during an aerobatic maneuver. […]
  • Mayor’s ex-wife gets 10 days in jail
    Frankie Coleman, the ex-wife of Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman, was sentenced yesterday to 10 days in jail, fined $575 and placed on probation for three years after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated. […]
  • Praise flows for Franklinton mission’s Pastor Joe
    The Rev. Joe Johnson was a bit irritated that The Dispatch wanted to publish a story about him. “I’m not a bragger,” he said. And, he noted, he was already in the newspaper, “about 50 years ago." Then, after consenting to an interview, the pastor scolded Inner City Ministries volunteer Jeff Baker for saying too many nice things about him. […]

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